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PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
, thailand, and vietnam. abe wants to strengthen cooperation among southeast asian nations. several of them are caught up in territorial disputes with china. and security analysts say abe wants to keep china in check. u.s. state department spokeswoman victoria nuland said officials on both sides are still work out the detail of abe's visit to washington. she said secretary of state hillary clinton will meet next week with japanese foreign minister fumeio kishida. nuland said clinton spoke with kishida over the phone and repeated the stance on the senkaku islands in the east china sea. clinton said the islands are covered by the security treaty between the two countries. nuland said clinton urged chinese and japanese diplomats to hold talks to resolve the issue. >>> now, before abe heads off, he has to take care of some business at home. ai uchida has been following up on that. so ai, what has abe been up to? >> well, catherine, you might remember yesterday he gave outlines of his proposed stimulus measures. today he's getting some people together who haven't met in years. why is he doi
KCSMMHZ
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
signed an agreement to run a training program for refugees who are currently in thailand. the program aims to help refugees be self-sufficient after they're able to return home to myanmar. the ngo will offer two training courses, one will cover how to use computers and the other will be on agriculture machine maintenance. they plan to open the training center as early as april at a refugee camp near the thai/myanmar border. they will be trained with knowledge and practical skills. it will be available to 600 students. >> translator: this project will give refugees the skills they need to plan their lives and make a living. it will help make their return home smoother. >> the camps are home to 140,000 refugees who fled myanmar under threat of military regime. now, some of them are preparing themselves to go back home. >>> thailand is facing another refugee issue. thousands of people have been landing in the south of the country in recent months. they are fleeing violence and persecution in myanmar. they risk their lives in search of safety but the future remains uncertain. nhk world ha
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
. al jazeera, berlin. >> thailand's navy has increased patrols to try to stem the flow of refugees from myanmar. more of them are entering thailand legally to try to escape harsh conditions and ethnic violence. this report from southern thailand. >> tired and confused, they arrived on foreign soil. 88 refugees spending more than 10 days at sea after leaving western myanmar. they said they had no choice but to leave. >> the soldiers would take women and daughters and rape them and then turned them back the next day. we had no freedom. we could not go anywhere. we had to make our own future. >> myanmar is predominantly buddhist, and the muslim minority are largely seen as illegal immigrants from neighboring bangladesh. after fighting between bouterse and muslims last year, more than 100,000 left homeless. this was all happening at a sensitive time for thailand. it has been ranked as a tier 2 nation on the watch list for human trafficking. if it is ranked again this year, it will drop to tier 3, meaning it will be ranked alongside north korea as one of the worst nations in the world f
LINKTV
Jan 9, 2013 5:30am PST
that was pulled off the air in thailand. was it too violent or just to political? >> morning and 2000 prisoners are to be released by the syrian government in exchange for 48 iranian hostages. the iranian men were kidnapped in august by rebel forces, and they delivered an ultimatum october saying they would kill the hostages if syrian prisoners were not released. the swap was brokered by a turkish charity. for more let's bring in hashem, joining us near the border with syria. what do we know on the swap deal? >> the main charity, the humanitarian based assistance that broker the deal, they said the prisoner swap is under way. 48 iranians were released on the outskirts of the capital and 2100 syrians are to be released in different areas. damascus, homs, hana -- so it is going to take a few hours during the day before the whole process is completed. what is happening is the following. measures from a aid agency along with it -- officials from the ministry of the interior are monitoring the prisoner swap. it is very crucial, very critical. they have to ensure that all the prisoners
KCSMMHZ
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
unexpected ways. nhk world reports from the northeastern thailand on a threat to the food chain. >> reporter: still waters in northeastern thailand. at first glance, this man-made lake looks like a fisherman's paradise. >> yes! >> reporter: but these people aren't fishing just for fun. they are trying to catch one of the biggest and most aggressive fresh water fish in southeast asia. look at this giant fish. the length is 70 centimeters and it weighs 5 kilos. this fish causes problems for people in fishing communities. the population of these fish has ballooned in recent years. in this lake alone more than 20 were nabbed during a one-day effort to catch them. it was sponsored by the government to reduce the number of unwanted snakehead fish. >> translator: the problem here is very serious. villagers can't fish what they used to, because of the growing number of snakehead fish. behind the dam, the water doesn't flow and it's a closed environment, so the snakeheads eat most of the other fish. >> reporter: observers say dams built irrigate fields or generate electricity are to blam
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am EST
good ((break 2))re. many children in this thailand orphanage are not orphans... in orphanages, in thailand especially, you'll find many they receive what their poor families cannot provide... but is it enough? it's a home -- but it's not a home. it's a family. but it's not a family. finding alternatives to orphan age care in thailand... on the "700 club," friday at vr,3 p3 &p 3 3 3 3 to contact the spca, go to our pebsite at foo baltimore ot com slash morning. ssmuel l. jackson &pis making headlines today... foo an uncomfortable interviee critic.the actoo wass discussinn his role of a house slave... in a new quentin tarantino movie called "django unchained."the movie has been receiving some criiicism... n-word.during the interview... jackssn tries to get the reporter to say it. hammlton says: "there's been a lot of controversyysurrounddng this movie and--."jackson saas: "no? nobody? none? the word woull be...?"hamilton says: "i don't want to say it." jackson ays: "why nott" hamilton says: "i don't like to say it."jackson says: "have you ever said it?"hamilton says: "no sir."jaakss
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
refugees have been landing in recent months on shores in southern thailand. they've been fleeing violence and persecution in myanmar. the muslims are a minority in the mainly buddhist country. nhs world reports. >> reporter: i'm standing at the police station in the province. dozens of people are being kept here with no idea where they will be sent to next. they are survivors of a voyage. they drifted at sea for about three weeks until finally they reached the coast of thailand. their boats were overcrowded. 1,500 made the journey in rough seas. nearly 500 people were confirmed drowned in the last year. the death toll is believed to be much higher. >> translator: we were out of water, out of food, out of everything. we were forced to drink sea water until we were caught. almost everyone was unconscious when we were found and detained. >> translator: our homes were burnt down and we were told there is nowhere for us to live. so we decided to flee. if we hadn't, we would have been killed. >> violence last year killed about 170 people and displaced as many as 100,000. an estimated 8
KCSMMHZ
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am PST
breed of cat from thailand was once prized by people who believed it brings good luck but today, it's at risk. the elegant felines have caught hearts of cat lovers abroad where they fetched high prices but not at home. where foreign brands are preferred. efforts are under way to reverse the trend by promoting the charm of the cats and preventing them from being crossed with other breeds. nhk world has more. >> reporter: this blue-gray short-haired cat comes from here in thailand. the breed is named after a region in thailand. they have a long history and are mentioned in text that date back 200 to 300 years. their fur is soft and shines. its eyes glean like dew drops on the leaf. it was initially thought to bring good luck. due to the rarity of the breed, today a single animal can cost as much as $5,000 in western countries of japan. but in the native thailand, it's a growing common in country that even at pet shows they are rarely seen. >> translator: younger pet owners may not even know korats. they prefer foreign breed which have more variety in their coloring. >> reporter: the kor
LINKTV
Jan 24, 2013 5:30am PST
40 years. plus -- >> in egyptian -- in a community in southern thailand, resisting pressure to find another new home. >> china is calling for calm and restraint after north korea said it is planning a new nuclear attack. the announcement was made days after the u.n. increased sanctions against north korea following a rocket launch last month. harry fawcett has more. >> if north korea's recent rocket launch was regarded as an act of defiance at the u.n., the security council resolution said that from peon yang reform p'yongyang there was more to come. >> we're not hiding from the fact that the various satellites and long-range rockets we will fire and the high-level nuclear test we will carry out are targeted at the united states. >> this was both a return to the kind of fiery anti-u.s. rhetoric that has been notable by its actions during kim jong-un's first year in power and the confirmation that a third nuclear test was in the works. that confirmation comes as no surprise to south korea. the defense ministry debriefing saying that the proportions of the test site in northeastern no
LINKTV
Jan 23, 2013 5:30am PST
thailand usually results in a long jail term. and that is exactly what was handed down of the criminal courts in bangkok. he was given 10 years for publishing articles in his magazine deemed offensive to the monarchy and an additional year for a separate defamation case. this verdict is another blow to thailand's human rights record and, in particular, freedom of speech, which is safeguarded by the constitution. but the magistrate overrides everything else. he did not write the articles and his legal team printing it. but when it comes to insulting the monarchy, few policeman or judges are willing to throw cases out for fear they, too, may be accused of being disloyal. >> this is a problem for thailand. the verdict is a clear lack of human rights. since the beginning of this case, he was detained. >> the european union issued a statement saying the verdict undermines the right to freedom of expression and press freedom. it went on to say that it affects thailand's image as a free and democratic society. his supporters gathered outside the court curb some believe he was targeted for pro
PBS
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
thailand was once prized by people who believed it brings good luck but today, it's at risk. the elegant felines have caught hearts of cat lovers abroad where they fetched high prices but not at home. where foreign brands are preferred. efforts are under way to reverse the trend by promoting the charm of the cats and preventing them from being crossed with other breeds. nhk world has more. >> reporter: this blue-gray short-haired cat comes from here in thailand. the breed is named after a region in thailand. they have a long history and are mentioned in text that date back 200 to 300 years. their fur is soft and shines. its eyes glean like dew drops on the leaf. it was initially thought to bring good luck. due to the rarity of the breed, today a single animal can cost as much as $5,000 in western countries of japan. but in the native thailand, it's a growing common in country that even at pet shows they are rarely seen. >> translator: younger pet owners may not even know korats. they prefer foreign breed which have more variety in their coloring. >> reporter: the korat region has
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 11:35pm PST
true story about a family. and the family goes on vacation in thailand. and you play the woman who went on vacation, and you actually brought your family to thailand to shoot the movie. >> yep. >> jimmy: which seems like a terrible idea to me. >> we were staying in the exact same hotel, we were filming there where they stayed. they had to rebuild the bungalows that were washed away and may never put them back. >> jimmy: did that make you nervous? >> no, not really. >> jimmy: i would be convinced that that was -- that it would just happen, because it just seems like -- >> it would follow you. >> jimmy: and then they'd be making a movie about that movie you were supposed to be making about the people. [ laughter ] it's just too perfect, you know? >> yeah. >> jimmy: did the kids like thailand? >> they loved it. they would go to the beach every day and play with hermit crabs, collect them, bucket loads of them. >> jimmy: i would have stayed at a hilton 30 miles inland. there would have been no beach. >> then what's the point? >> jimmy: exactly. [ laughter ] do they eat the food there?
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 10:20pm EST
didn't catch on. it didn't go viral, so to speak as we would say today. and that was thailand. if you look at the late 1980s, the asian development bank predicted thailand would collapse under the pressure of aids. the 17-year-old person the military were running as high as three. hiv-positive at the age of 17 by the time time they were 22 in the military, the rate was way beyond my end that lets catastrophic and they had no tools and the product completely under control. why didn't that become the model for the world? why do we obligate thailand is that there was this isolated case? >> is a good example of why did it work in thailand? because of strong leadership and not worry too much about public opinion and said 100% condoms promotion. it was enforced but not only public-health people, but it was of course to preserve thailand's sex industry, which is what billions of dollars. it is something there is no willingness to do. today, you see an ad for condoms on prime time in this country? >> on mtv we do. >> okay good. but it is this double standard about sexuality and sex and not de
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 8:30pm EST
premodern history, thailand, and vietnam. >> host: why important to know that history? >> guest: the united states is very much engaged in that corner effort world that we have many allies there, partners we are working with, and many students at the nature academy who are going to be officers who are going to go to southeast asia representing our interests there so i think it's borpt for them to know southeast asian history, to be comfortable with the cultures, and have a knowledge of their history. >> host: well, professor, one of the long time allies is tie land, and you have a book call "in baddist company, thai soldiers in the vietnam war." what role did the thai military play in the vietnam war? >> guest: was a close ally to the united states in the vietnam war that people familiar with the circumstances of the war know that not only did thai thad troops to fight next to the united states and other forces, but thailand also served as a base for many of the aircraft that were flying, bombing missions over the trail, over laos, south vietnam, and we, at the time, built seven air
CNBC
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
overnight. that's the way it worked for me. [jingly thai music] >> thailand: an exotic vacation land known for its buddhas, its beaches, its brothels. but how about going for hip surgery or a multiple bypass or a face-lift? a growing number of americans are doing just that, combining holidays with healthcare. this uninsured louisiana man had a complicated quintuple bypass. this woman from bend, oregon, a bit of an eye lift. >> it was just beyond my expectations. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm steve kroft. in this episode, we'll look at people who market medical procedures as business ventures, everything from anti-aging treatments to a protocol that claims to end addiction. we'll begin with doctors and pharmacists who are catering to the 78 million aging baby boomers who want to slow that aging process down or to even turn back the clock. the treatments usually include doses of the same performance-enhancing drugs that are now banned by most professional sports-- things like testosterone, dhea, and human growth hormone. as we first reported in 2006, all of this his highly controvers
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 1:00am PST
thailand but he boent be staying long. it's three countries in three days. because they can't schedule a bunch of official stops for the president to see all of thailands most famous sights, the u.s. embassy came up with another idea. we call it president fauxbama. a cardboard cut out which the embassy has photographed. they have done ten of these in all. flat president obama posed at famous thai landmarks. even though we thought they toted him around the country to do this, these are theme park replicas of major lan marks across thailand. it's fauxbama visiting faux thailand. before this presidential campaign, remember that newt gingrich was the live newt girls guy. the former speaker of the house making money with direct mail an giving people fake awards that you had to pay thousands of dollars to collect. >> you say you shouldn't go to work before you're 14, 16 years old. you're totally poor. i tried to have a very simple model 37 most of these schools ought to get rid of unionized janitors and have one a master janitor and pay local students to take care of the school. the nra has
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
cement his legacy. >> he's going to try to get our long term in thailand obligations under control and set us on a new fiscal course. >> the president's first foreign-policy priority last term was israeli-palestinian peace. it's unlikely to take the top spot the second time, where most expect the president's focus to be on iran. >> it's hard to believe if we can't get a meaningful negotiation within the next two years that you will not have it read capable of producing a nuclear weapons. then, the u.s. has the choice in its negotiations -- will the solution be containment or is it going to be a preventive strike? >> as he takes the oath again, he will do it with the experience of that presidencies are often formed by crises that happened outside of their control. he will know all folksy brought here last i did not change washington. he will try something -- you have to try something new if you want to accomplish his ambitious agenda this type. >> there are reports that algeria special forces have captured five of the kidnappers involved in the past plant incident. they are looking at t
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 5:30am PST
village where the peace lasts for now, but how much longer? a zoo in thailand hopes this can be saved from extinction. fires andcase of floods and for australia's. the bushfire is continuing in the southern marshes part. did you showers in news out wells, but some of the lightning strikes have been causing problems with the bushfires and it's quite possible they have sparked a few of those fires in recent days. there will still be a few showers close to the coastal fringes of new south wales. there is some cause for good news there. further north, this is where we are talking about flooding. you can see this circulation that may well develop in the northern areas of queensland. this is also affecting indonesia. they say they are in the process of easing a bit now. making its way into the southeastern part of sri lanka, nothing nearly as wet as it was a few weeks ago. 5 inches across the portion of southeast asia. >> the top stories on al- jazeera. after a four-day siege in the saharan desert, algeria is warning the number of debt is expected to rise. 23 hostages killed and anoth
WETA
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
this folbaum back in the air. -- this bomber back in the air. police in thailand have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a british tourist during a new year's eve party. he was caught in the crossfire between local gangs. >> he was celebrating the new year on this paradise island, but the family said they have been left devastated by his death. the 22-year-old was holidaying on a popular island when he was reportedly caught by a stray bullet during a fight between two groups at a bar. the police have arrested a man and have reportedly found the gun used. they said that he was simply a bystander. this is a former colleague of stevens. today, he paid tribute. >> he was a lovely guy. he always thought that whatever he put his hand to, he would do well. >> his family has gone to thailand and the british ambassador is expected to revisit the scene tomorrow. >> it is almost two years since the tsunami in japan caused a nuclear crisis at the plant in the book she met. the nearby town is to totally empty. -- the tsunami in japan caused a nuclear crisis in the fukushima. there is another
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am EST
married six months ago. three weeks after the wedding, apena's mother in thailand got terminally ill. the problem -- she left the country before finishing the process to get a green card, and that kept her from returning to herndon to be with her husband. she's been stuck in thailand for five months now, away from her new husband. >> i haven't seen any humanity from these people. they can't imagine themselves in my position. they're just a result of very, very bad bureaucracy. >> adam ross says he reached tout elected officials who tried to intervene, but immigration officials won't budge. >>> two days, two losses for the wizards in the new year. washington fell to the pacers last night 89-81. d.c. fell behind as much as 17 points in the first half but battled back to keep it close. jordan crawford led the team with 20 points. it's the wizards' 11th loss in the last 12 games. there was some good news. bradley beal was named the eastern conference rookie of the month for averaging 13 points a game in december. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray has a lot riding on this sunday's redskins/seah
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
what happened to the rude robbers. >>> and a party in thailand takes a turn for the worse. ♪ ♪ conquer dinner. one cut of meat at a time. the everyday collection. by target. >>> we'll tell you anti a bonus video you can find ond our website. >>> 911 calls are sometimes frantic, sometimes scary. these are a little different. here are a few examples of how you can spice up your 911 call using music. >> i would say. ♪ this girl is on fire >> she has a number of other examples of how you can call 911. definitely don't prank call. >> all you have to do is head over to rightthisminute.com. >>> there are many future isic and concept ideas that blow our mind because they're so wild. they never actually make it into production or we never actually see it in our daily lives. it turns out in the netherlands, a futuristic highway is, in fact, going to happen. our friends over at anime helps us illustrate what this means. basically it's a highway with glow in the dark road markings that have photo luminous and paint that charge during the day and light at night. >> that's smart. >> that's not it.
PBS
Jan 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
the air. police in thailand have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a british tourist during a new year's eve party. he was caught in the crossfire between local gangs. >> he was celebrating the new year on this paradise island, but the family said they have been left devastated by his death. the 22-year-old was holidaying on a popular island when he was reportedly caught by a stray bullet during a fight between two groups at a bar. the police have arrested a man and have reportedly found the gun used. they said that he was simply a bystander. this is a former colleague of stevens. today, he paid tribute. >> he was a lovely guy. he always thought that whatever he put his hand to, he would do well. >> his family has gone to thailand and the british ambassador is expected to revisit the scene tomorrow. >> it is almost two years since the tsunami in japan caused a nuclear crisis at the plant in the book she met. the nearby town is to totally empty. -- the tsunami in japan caused a nuclear crisis in the fukushima. there is another group that the outside world hears nothing about an
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am PST
the sandy hook school shooting. thailand will be sending about 400 refugees back to me and more. is the second such deportation in one week. they were found in a rubber plantation and more than 100,000 of them have been displaced after sectarian violence. members of the community in thailand have been protesting against the government of myanmar. they have gathered outside in bangkok. they want them to stop the fighting. this may soon be a thing of the past four primary students in indonesia. they want the subject removed so more time can be spent on things like religion and nationalism. they say the move is a step backward. we have a report from jakarta. >> learning about the motion. it is a prime exercised for children around the world. these children may lose out on some experiments of the government goes ahead with taking a science out of the curriculum. >> science is cool. lots of beautiful, objects can be made through science. when i grow up, i want to be a professor in biotechnology. >> the education ministry says there too overburdened for such causes and they want schools t
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
virginia woman strandeden thailand. to night her husband is speaking out. frustrated by the red tape that is keeping them apart. news 4s richard jr. dordan has r story. >> that's what i tell feel when they ask. they ask where my wife is. i say the government stole her for 12 months. >> adam ross and his bride shared three weeks of marriage before the two had to leave each other. ross is at home in herndon. his wife is back in her homeland, thailand. the couple usually loves to travel. >> we went to san diego on a trip. >> now the newlywed are half a world apart. >> it's been five months without her. >> the only way to connect is through skype. >> this is how i remember the first year of our marriage. >> ross and his wife were married six muchonths ago. her mother on her deathbed. she was in the process of getting her green card. left before getting travel documents. lose herring standing and keeping her from returning to her husband. >> when i found out she wasn't going to be coming back, nine to 12 months it was a huge shock to me. >> since of helplessness. i am the father. i should
PBS
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
. it's the latest incident in the crackdown on the minority muslims. thailand is facing a mass influx of refugees from neighboring countries. on tuesday naval forces intercepted more than 20 0 migrants. a boat packed with men was heading south when it was spotted. more than 1700 are in custody. the thai authorities would normally deport them. facing international pressure they have stopped deportations but they have announced they plan to turn boats away. a conflict broke out last may after a group of muslims assaulted a buddhist woman. an estimated 800,000 have living in myanmar where they have been denied citizenship. the unite nations estimate that 13,000 people fled myanmar and bangladesh in 2012 with some dying on route. >>> economic growth doesn't always go with freedom of expression. an organization defending the rights of international journalist has put attention. reporters without orders on wednesday, the report ranks countries based on an assessment of the commitment made by government to protect freedom of the press. the organization did not put asean in the top 100. myanm
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
issues in accordance to law. she offered her understanding for japan's position. she said thailand will play a constructive role in improving relations with relevant nations. >>> diplomats have agreed to urge the un security council to punish north korea for its latest mission law firm. japan's lead envoy in the six-party talks on north korea's met his south korean counterpart in seoul on thursday. >> thank you so much for waiting. >> we agree that security council on behalf of the entire community must take the appropriate action sooner than later. >> both sides decided to cooperate in rallying support from other countries to urge new sanctions against pyongyang. south korea sits on the security council as a nonpermanent member. he also sought south korea's support for progress in the abduction issue. the japanese government says at least 17 citizens were abducted by agents from north korea during the 1970s and 1980s. >>> chinese people commented online that the editors used the paper to force their frustration. the weekly publication issued a correction on thursday to fix three g
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
alaskaian. that's the way it was labeled, but it was labeledded product of thailand. which is true? >> yeah, that's a great one for games, and you get people together, saying, how can this be? i encounteredded because we track down these claims, how -- can't figure it out. with the salmon example, if you believe it, it, in fact, is truly alaska caught salmon. however, it's cheaper to send that salmon all the way to thailand to be gutted, to be skinned, to be processed, to be packaged, and then shipped back to the u.s. on a boat and sell it at retail -- gerri: wow. >> it's cheaper. gerri: cheaper, but now my fish went halfway around the world twice just to get to me. that's ridiculous. >> it's in the fresh fish. it's in a package. gerri: a couple more. this is fascinating. blueberries from oregon, product from chile, how is that the case? >> same thing. because of the labor laws, they have country of origin labeling. any product that comes to the united states from a foreign country has to be identified as a product of a particular country where it was sub substantially made. now, t
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 7:30am EST
this thailand media is influenced by china, they are going not to reason, but there are some other new media, for example, internet, which is comparatively independent from china's inference, so maybe more and more people will look for this kind of media. >>> china's rise brought it wealth, power and problems. an income gap divides its people. pollution threatens its health and disputed seas strain relations with its neighbors. find out the challenges china faces on "newsline." >>> the operators of japan's power plants are bracing themselves for a new set of rules. nuclear regulation authority officials have drafted new safety standards for protecting their reactors from earthquakes and tsunami. an expert panel within the authority finalized the guidelines they'll that will be passed into law by july. the new regulations will define active faults as formations that moved in the past 120,000 into 130,000 years but that could be extended to 400,000 years ago if faults are hard to identify. the guidelines will force plant operators to prepare for the highest possible tsunami for all of th
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
world -- thailand and countries all over, monarchs tend to die on the front before the handover. >> all over the world. as we are an aging population we are also an aging market. it reflects the pattern of the population. much of the monarch's across all the throws. >> do you often heard being an heir of the front is not do it is a predicament. >> the weights are getting longer. -- waits a getting longer. >> we are glad people are living longer. does the dutch royal family need a shop in the arm? prince wilhelm alexander, 45, relatively glamorous, young wife. >> he will be the first man on the dutch throne since '89. he has three daughters, so you will be essentially a brief male interlude. it is going to be a change because the dutch are used to a female monarchy. but things have been changing in holland because in 2010 the queen of holland had much more power than the average european monarch. she had a lot of political power to call forward the coalition -- >> diluted a bit recently. but there was a succession -- impressions you what a little too far so in 2012 she lost the powers an
WHUT
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am EST
escape their. officials from thailand have given food and drink to muslim refugees who crowded boat was fleeing from the violence in burma. they were trying to flee to malaysia and had been traveling without food or water for days. the refugees were not allowed to land in certain territories and are expected to be left to continue. much more continuing from "bbc world news," thank you for being with us. >> makes sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of
KCSMMHZ
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
his region. he's traveling to vietnam, thailand and indonesia next week. it will be his first trip abroad since taking office last month. chief cabinet secretary yoshihide suga says the four-day tour to the members of the association of southeast asian nations will start next wednesday. >> translator: the strategic environment has been changing drastically in the asia pacific region. it is crucial that japan strengthen its cooperative ties with asean members to secure peace and prosperity in this area. >> suga denied suggestions from the media that china's expansion in the south china sea is the main reason for the visit. he and prime minister abe want to firm up economic partnerships with these fast-growing asian countries, which are leading global economic growth. >>> senior officials of the ruling liberal democratic party and it's coalition party have agreed on abe's economic stimulus plan. the agreement came on thursday at a meeting attended by abe who is also the ldp leader and new komeito leader, natsayama guchi. abe calls the stimulus the first in a series of measures to avo
SFGTV2
Jan 4, 2013 3:00am PST
very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine and the female has to portray masculine. there is a very fierce dance and a soft sort of dance and every dancer has to learn all those aspects. it's very, you know, my teacher i call him a guru in this art form you have to study very, very hard. you have to learn about all the cultural aspects. he says it's liberating because he enjoys and has to learn to bring up the feminine aspect. he's a strong character it's a challenge for him and he likes it. the stories are metaphor cal. i don't look at this that this is a man or woman. there are qualities we all have that some of us
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
taking a tour of southeast asian countries. abe will make stops in vietnam, thailand, and indonesia. government officials say he's trying to organize a coordinated response to chinese maritime activities. they say he wants to work with other leaders to guarantee free and safe navigation through the east china sea and the south china sea. the officials say abe and his counterparts will discuss intrusions by chinese ships into japanese waters near the senkaku islands. japan controls the islands. china and taiwan also claim them. abe says china has tried to change the status quo by force and unilaterally escalate the situation. >>> hundreds of fans have gathered to show their support for a popular chinese author. he's expressed his support for journalists who have been censored by chinese officials. more than 800 people came to a book signing event in shenzhen for li chengpeng. he writes about social injustice in china. officials forced the southern weekly newspaper to rewrite an editorial calling for social freedom and democracy. li wrote on the internet that china does not need an ai
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
"early today" just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> in thailand, no need to get out of your p.j.s for this competition. the annual bed race has locals and tourists alike dressing up with their decorated beds on wheels. the tradition began five years ago with participants racing hospital beds for charity. it's evolved to more complicated designs with creative flair. the winning team with the shortest race time took home the trophy. no sleeping when you do this one. >> you would be the sleeping participant. >>> who says carnivale season is only for humans? dogs took to the street taking over the city's famed french quarter. covered with beads, some of the festivities helped raise money for animal adoption agencies. celebrations will continue nearly every day until mardi gras happens on february 14. we're close. hard to believe. >> a narrow escape for one motorcycle rider in china after a truck comes to a crashing halt. the motorcycle rider was waiting at a light last week when a truck overturned at the intersection. that's scary. the biker quickly reacted. thankful
LINKTV
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
government being raised by this incident. >> thailand said it is sending a boatload of refugees back to myanmar. there were found drifting near an island resort. several have been displaced and fighting broke out in the state. they're not recognized as citizens. the president of the central african republic has removed his son as defense minister. rebels say they are stopping their advance to allow for peace talks in gabon. >> hundreds of foreign soldiers are in the republic. the government is not going to let them go easily. >> it is held and in their security. >> the rebel advance has halted. tensions remain inside the capitol. these men accused security forces of exploiting and stability to target muslims. >> we want peace but here they all the rest muslims. more than 400 have been arrested. we do not accept it. all prisoners should be released whether they're from the north are the central part of the country. >> security forces say they are wholly those they believe barbel lawyers. there has been no indication that religion has played a part in the rebellion. the central african re
WHUT
Jan 10, 2013 7:30am EST
with other leaders in his region. he's traveling to vietnam, thailand and indonesia next week. it will be his first trip abroad since taking office last month. chief cabinet secretary yoshido says the members of the southeast asian nations will start next wednesday. >> translator: the strategic environment has been changing drastically in the asia pacific region. it is crucial that japan strengthen its cooperative ties with asean members to secure peace and prosperity in this area. >> suga denied suggestions from the media that china's expansion in the south china sea is the main reason for the visit. he and prime minister abe want to firm up economic partnerships with these fast-growing asian countries, which are leading global economic growth. >>> abe is not only taking care of business overseas but his main focus has been to boost the economy here so japan can start growing again. ron madison in the studio with more on that. >> yeah, we have been talking a few days at areas they would like to see stimulus, gene, and now we hear senior officials of the ruling liberal democratic
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 5:30am PST
report from neighboring thailand. >> his work is well known across southeast asia, but his disappearance on december 15 is a mystery. helping poortha farmers that turned him a prestigious award. >> gandhi's words are still relevant. >> he ran one of the most important nonprofits in his home country of alllaos. he was stopped at a police checkpoint and taken into a building. his car was driven off by someone. and several people came out of the building driving off in a pickup truck. if he has not been heard from since then. this person has known him 20 years. >> it's very difficult to believe he could be a threat to anyone. he is a mild mannered person, very accommodative, very much a person who interacts with people of different opinions. >> authorities tell his wife they don't have him, they say might have been kidnapped for personal or business conflicts and an investigation is underway. >> my husband is not a dissident. he's been a very low profile social development worker interested in helping the country, teaching young people in community service, empowering them. >> his wife says
KCSMMHZ
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
minister shinzo abe is on a tour of southeast asia. the newly elected leader is visiting vietnam, thailand and indonesia to strengthen ties in one of the world's economic regions. japanese companies are boosting investments here amid a territorial spam. as nhk world reports, they face a constant struggle to remain competiti competitive. >> reporter: indonesia is booming. commit is driving more than 6% a year. no wonder japanese firms i want to do business here. this sewing fact industry -- a japanesemaker of sporting gear. 60,000 leather gloves for golf and baseball are produced here every month. 12 years ago, the company chose indonesia, where labor costs were lower than in china. >> translator: making gloves requires a lot of work. so keeping labor costs low is critical for our business. >> reporter: but even in indonesia, the minimum wage has more than doubled in the last six years. how much of the extra costs they can pass on to consumers is immeasurable. >> translator: this year has been the toughest ever. i don't know how we can overcome this. >> reporter: some businesses think they
WETA
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
year's party in one of thailand's most famous island. the 22-year-old was caught in cross fire between local gangs. the island draws thousands of backpackers to the famous full moon party. his family has been told. the thai authorities supply medicine, food and water to those on board saying they have been drifting in the sea for 13 days trying to reach malaysia where around 25,000. in his first new year the reformist president of burma has said the world has been amazed by burma's political progress last year and expectations have soared but he urged the people to be patient. he said they still have many aspects to perform and that widespread change takes time. how have you been spending the first day of 2013 on a sofa or stroll in the park? how about this though. tens of thousands of people in various parts of europe have been taking the opportunity to jump into freezing cold water. >> it is a tradition that dates back a decade. this year in the dutch seaside down 10,000 took the plunge. temperatures in the north seawright now around 8 degrees celsius. most people watching it
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